Our Story

NWA Second Stage Transition is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) status. This organization helps encourage transformation to individuals who are willing to break the bondage of abuse to find hope and take control of their lives. NWA Second Stage Transition seeks to strengthen linkages between clients and community-based resources to prevent the progression of abuse, addiction, and homelessness. NWA Second Stage Transition believes each person is created to be unique and valuable.

Our Team

Our volunteers' staff, includes Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Drug & Alcohol Counselors (LDAC), Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselors (AADC), and Clinical Supervisor for Drug and Alcohol, Pastoral Counseling (PC), Certified Parenting Instructor (CPI), Certified Anger Management Specialists (CAMS), and Domestic Violence Advocacy (DVA).

Executive Director

Cecelia Dorko


Dr. Caroll Doyle

Pastoral Counseling

Ben Silbernagel

Website Management